Identikit and main features
The Caprauna turnip is a large flat- rounded yellowish-white root. The taste is a sweet, which increases where the yellow colour is more intense. It has an appendix root which provides the water and nutrition supply.
Area of production
It is produced in the municipalities of Caprauna and Alto in the Alta Val Tanaro.
It has always been an important production of turnips in the municipalities of Alto and Caprauna. The roots stored during the winter season were eaten by families, while culls fed the animals.